Things To Do In Staffordshire


Things to do in StaffordshireThere’s an amazing number of great things to do within a 45 minute drive of us.
You could throw your own clay pot or decorate one in your own design, go to the races, visit factory shops and pick up a bargain, visit steam railways, historic houses and gardens, wild animal parks, get up close to some Barbary Apes, challenge yourself to an aerial walkway, take a trip on the canal, go skiing, climbing, abseiling, canoeing, skating, cycling, walking and much, much more!!

Here’s some of our favourite activities and days out in Staffordshire

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  • The Ceramics Trail
    Enjoy the complete ceramics experience and discover the history and heritage of the Potteries (the only place in the UK named after its primary industry), at their award-winning museums and visitor centre.
    Go on a factory tour and learn about the skills and craftsmanship that go into producing their famous pottery. Have a go at creating your own masterpiece with the many hands on opportunities available. Then shop till you drop at the Factory Shops.
  • The Staffordshire Hoard Trail
    The trail brings together a large number of attractions. It tells the emerging story of the Staffordshire Hoard and the Anglo Saxon history of the region, through a series of informative displays.
  • Sculpture Trail
    Whether you are on foot, on a bike or in a car, the Stoke on Trent Sculpture Trail provides a fascinating backdrop to the local landscape. Explore 40 amazing sculptures throughout the City and learn about their background and links to the local area. You don’t have to do the whole trail in one go as it’s been split into bite sized chunks allowing you to take a short walk or spend all day exploring.
  • The Two Saints Way
    A newly created 90 mile long distance walking route that passes right through the heart of Stoke on Trent and travel between the cathedral cities of Chester and Lichfield, where St Werburgh and St Chad, two Saxon  saints who brought Christianity to the ancient Kingdom of Mercia in the 7th Century, are laid to rest.

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The Laurels B&B, Star Bank, Oakamoor, Staffordshire, ST10 3DF